Heavy Rainfall And Severe Weather Potential Continues From The Plains To The Mississippi Valley; Dry Out West

A low pressure system over the Mississippi Valley may yield heavy rainfall and flash flooding concerns through Friday. In addition, the threat for severe thunderstorms capable of damaging winds and large hail will continue. Fire threats remain high across parts of the West with hot and dry conditions expected. Read More >

Current conditions at

Madison, Dane County Regional-Truax Field (KMSN)

Lat: 43.14°NLon: 89.35°WElev: 860ft.

Fog/Mist

67°F

19°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.1 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 16 Aug 4:48 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Madison WI

Dense Fog Advisory until August 16, 09:00am
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Dense Fog Advisory
  •  
    Dense Fog Advisory until August 16, 09:00am

    NOW until
    9:00am Thu

    Dense Fog Advisory

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 67 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm.  Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 79 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and 1am.  Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming east around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Monday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
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Point Forecast:
Madison WI
 43.07°N 89.4°W (Elev. 879 ft)
4:38 am CDT Aug 16, 2018
5am CDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm CDT Aug 22, 2018
 
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